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Sunday, 09 January

729. Representations of Dante’s Inferno in the Visual Arts

10:15–11:30 a.m., 301B, LA Convention Center

A special session

Presiding: Giovanni Spani, Coll. of the Holy Cross

1. “The Point of Reading: The Word Made Flesh in the Annunciation and Inferno 5,” Martin G. Eisner, Duke Univ.

2. “Harrowing Hell: Entrapping the Devil and Escaping Hell’s Gates in Dante, Spenser, Milton, Nineteenth-Century American Fiction, and Hollywood,” James Carson Nohrnberg, Univ. of Virginia

3. “Representations of Representations: Early Modern Printed Infernos,” Erika Mary Boeckeler, Northwestern Univ.

4. “Illustrations from a Few Early Illuminated Manuscripts of the Divine Comedy,” Enrico Minardi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

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